Burning banned for 90-days
By 07/24/2003 00:00:00
WAXAHACHIE - The Ellis County Commissioners approved a ban on all outdoor burning in a special meeting, Monday, July 21. The ban, one of the first to be announced this year in the Metroplex, is effective immediately and will remain in effect for 90 days, unless otherwise determined by the Court.The Texas Forest Service determined recently drought conditions exist in Ellis County. Those caught burning trash while the ban is in effect could be charged with a Class C misdemeanor.